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Check out the latest blogs from the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce CEO, economic development and public affairs teams.

State Board of Education votes to repeal Common Core

This motion aims to remove controversy that surrounds ACCRS from the discussion and maintain the focus on Arizona students.

AzMERIT: Measuring students’ progress and furthering expectations

As we await the results of our children’s math and reading scores on the state’s first-ever AzMERIT test, we should...

10/13/2015

Arizona’s economic forecast: Sunny with a good chance of steady growth

Everybody likes good news, especially when it’s good news about our local economy. During last week’s Economic Outlook 2016, presented...

10/06/2015

Applauding Gov. Ducey’s strong vision for Arizona

I’m a firm believer in giving credit to where credit is due. Hitting the ground running on day one, Gov....

09/22/2015

Education Update: More options are better than none

After a tough budget year, many in the community believe that additional funding is needed in Arizona’s K-12 school system.

Forward Progress

In the first six months of 2015, our team of Economic Development Specialists and our partners at the Arizona Commerce...

08/25/2015

Rulemaking at its worst: Citizens Clean Elections Commission

The Clean Elections Commission heard opposition on a proposal that aims to gain more transparency from “dark money” groups.

Greater Phoenix Chamber’s to kick off Guiding Principles process

The Chamber brings government affairs professionals and business leaders together to craft policy recommendations.

Where we’re headed

How did you get to and from work today? Mobility is critical in our culture, and when Phoenix voters go...

07/29/2015

Get to know our new Public Affairs Chair, Jaime Molera!

Jaime Molera, co-founder of public affairs firm Molera Alvarez, is the new Chair of the Chamber’s Public Affairs Committee.